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  • noun The medical study of vomiting and emetics.

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  • noun medicine The study of the causes of emesis, i.e., vomiting, usually sub-specialities of gastroenterology or neurology.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek ἔμετος‎ ("vomiting")

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